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Wednesday 15 March 2017

Fouad: Living with unfair choices

Six years of conflict in Syria: Save the Children series

 

It is a narrow passage. As one walks, one has to avoid the hanging wires and watch out for water pouring down from the tops of the buildings.

Fouad* opens the door himself. He offers a seat and exchanges cheerful greetings, all while quickly moving around the room.

Thursday 15 December 2016

A breathing space in a long, hard day

‘’Togetherness means different minds and cultured spirits.’’

On an oval-shaped cardboard inside one of the classrooms, these words are inscribed. The handwriting is that of a child, probably a group of children. The message, for them, is clear: ‘’We are together. Friends.’’

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Food fair showcases special delights

The effort of 150 ladies who worked over three months to produce a range of food items was put on display at the Homemade Food Products Exhibition, organised by Save the Children in Bekaa.

The two-day event, held at Massabki Hotel in Chtoura, demonstrated an assortment of food products prepared by Lebanese and Syrian women as part of Save the Children’s Food Security and Livelihoods programme.

Sunday 20 November 2016

Save the Children centres help working children realise their rights

Save the Children is helping children as young as seven to escape child labour in Lebanon by teaching them about their rights at three recently opened centres in Akkar, North Lebanon.

Some 200 children, who work in a range of occupations, including painting, mechanics, butchery and construction, come to these centres in Bireh, Mounseh and Akroum where they can spend time relaxing after a long, hard day’s work.

Thursday 3 November 2016

Proud children offer insight into successful research

A group of youths on the front line of a child rights research have shared their experience, in a special event organised by Save the Children in Lebanon.

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